Topsham pool reopens and other news

PUBLISHED: 07:00 13 May 2013

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Topsham Swimming Pool has reopened its doors for the summer season. Read this and more.

SWIMMING POOL: Topsham Swimming Pool has reopened its doors for the summer season.

It will now be open for public swimming every day until the middle of September, between 10am (10.30am on weekdays during school term time) and 7pm.

There is also the ‘nutters club’ from 6am.

For more information visit


CONVERSION: Plans have been submitted to create a new home at an outbuilding by Myrtle Cottage in Clyst St Mary.

The plan will be considered by Bishops Clyst Parish Council, before East Devon District Council makes the final decision on planning permission.


COMPOST: A Topsham café is offering people that chance to help themselves to ‘coffee compost’.

The Avocet Café has the compost, made from used coffee grounds for fertiliser, on its windowsill for people to take away for free.


EXHIBITION: The next exhibition at The Art Room in the Strand will be of works by artists inspired by dogs.

There will be paintings by Tom Barrett, Robin Rae and Robert Organ and ceramics by Clementina van der Walt and Prue Cooper on show between May 19 and June 9.

The Art Room opens on Saturdays, Sundays and Wednesdays between 11am and 5pm.


CAR PORT: Plans to build a carport at a listed building in Clyst St George have been approved by East Devon District Council.

The plan concerns 4 Pytte House.

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